St. Michael Preschool News
Growing with God...
Dear St. Michael Preschool Families,
We are excited to share that the 2021/2022 SCHOOL YEAR REGISTRATION is NOW OPEN for all RETURNING FAMILIES. Returning student registration will run through January 22. Confirmation of placement will be communicated by February 1, 2021. Please note siblings of current students may also register at this time.
Please review the 2021-2022 Registration Newsletter including information about tuition rate changes. Also, please forward this newsletter along to family, friends, and neighbors. You are the best advertisement we could ask for! Thank you for your continued support and prayers. We look forward to another fun year of "Growing with God!"
Lisa Ciesla, Director
Parent/Teacher Zoom Conferences - Week of Jan. 11 (please check email for date and sign-up provided by your child’s teacher)
Preschool Closed - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - January 18
Returning Student Registration for 2021-2022 - NOW OPEN
Catholic Schools Week - January 31 - February 6
Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. St. Michael Preschool will observe this week with fun activities that celebrate our school and our faith. Your child's teacher will communicate the specific activities for their class. Thank you for providing the gift of Catholic education to your child.
HEALTH POLICY - To protect the health and safety of our community
If a child develops ANY of the COVID-19 exclusionary symptoms (fever of 100.4 or higher, chills, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, new cough, or new loss of taste or smell), families have three options:
- stay home for 10 days from when symptoms first began, or
- get a negative COVID test, or
- get a note of alternate diagnosis from the pediatrician
If a child is sick with any NON-COVID symptoms, like a fever under 100.4, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, vomiting, or diarrhea, our normal illness policy applies (24 hours free of diarrhea, vomiting, and fever without fever-reducing medication before returning to school). Your child must feel well before returning to school.
It is the responsibility of the parent/caregiver to understand and follow all health and safety protocols.
IMPORTANT REMINDER: ALL ADULTS on St. Michael Campus must wear a face mask when dropping off or picking up their child.
Need Payment History Receipts for your taxes?
No Problem! See our website for links and details.
St. Michael Preschool has 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status
Federal ID: 56-1053379 State Tax ID: 09-2012282
(any receipt for dates before the 2020/2021 school year must be requested via the preschool office at firstname.lastname@example.org )
Stay up-to-date and informed on what's happening in our parish!
INCLEMENT WEATHER POLICY
Closings and Delays: Our policy is to assess conditions on St. Michael Campus and the local area to determine closings or delays at the preschool. We understand this may not always reflect weather conditions in your area or follow the Wake County School closings or delays, so please use your discretion when bringing your child to school.
Parents will be informed of school closings and delays via our all call communication system through the primary phone, text message, and email provided. If this information needs to be updated at this time, please let the preschool office know.
On delayed openings, Early Arrival and Lunch Programs are canceled and children bring a lunch and attend from 11:00-1:00 pm. This later dismissal time may interfere with younger children’s nap schedules, so again, please use your best judgment in sending your preschooler on these days.
Look What's New at Bond Park
The Paw Paw Trail in Bond Park will feature a Pop-Up StoryWalk. Starting at the Bond Park Community Center, enjoy the 1/2 mile woodland trail while reading Leaves by David Ezra Stein. This meaningful family experience was created by two of our very own St. Michael Preschool moms, Caroline Laski and Katie Richards. Thank you, ladies, for all your enthusiastic efforts to bring this wonderful month-long activity to our community!
THE POWER OF PLAYDOUGH
EXTENDED DAY PROGRAMS
Early Arrival & Lunch Program
Need some extra time to run errands or get to an appointment? We can help! We still have openings in our early arrival and lunch programs. Your child will enjoy the extra time to socialize and play!
Early Arrival - available daily; drop off begins at 8:15 am
Lunch Program - available on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday; pick up is at 1:30 pm
Extended Day Program Registration for January – May is now available. Extended Day offers flexible programming to lengthen your child's school day, grow stamina, and practice mealtime independence. Choose from the discounted "Monthly Enrollment" option or the more flexible "Drop-In Enrollment" option. Click here for Extended Day Program Registration
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